Pablo Iglesias, cofounder of Spain’s leftist party Podemos, tells Jacobin that antidemocratic forces in the Spanish police and secret services plotted to stop his party from taking power.
Pablo Iglesias is cofounder of Podemos.
In Spain, a center-left coalition government faces opposition not just from right-wingers and business leaders but from parts of the judiciary and police. For Pablo Iglesias, it’s time the Left pushed back against right-wing dominance in the state machine.
In his first article since withdrawing from frontline politics, Podemos founder Pablo Iglesias argues that Spain’s resurgent nationalist right is a threat to basic democratic freedoms.
Spanish deputy prime minister and Unidas Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias talks to Jacobin about the experience of Spain’s left in government, the current historical moment, and Podemos’s trajectory over the last six years.
Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias talks to Jacobin about the Catalan elections, the future of Spain’s left, and the fight for state power.
On the eve of the Spanish election, an illustrated interview with Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias.
Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias on Syriza and the struggle for a better Europe.
Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias on radical politics and what it takes to build mass movements.